Join the Hero Initiative as it pits professional comic book artists against each other in a live exhibition. Art will be auctioned off at the event to benefit the Hero Initiative.
5 p.m. Star Wars Q and A
A talk with Star Wars actors Peter Mayhew and Jeremy Bulloch. Moderated by Clone Wars voice actor Tom Kane.
6:30 p.m.Green Lantern Production Feature
Exclusive production panel with Green Lantern digital effects artists, including an unseen making-of reel and a Q and A.
Panel Room B
11:30 a.m. Basic Drawing for Comics
Felipe Echevarria demonstrates how to create three-dimensional forms for the two-dimensional page. Designed for beginning to intermediate artists. Bring your sketchbooks.
1 p.m. IGDA Independent Game Development
Join IGDA developers in an open forum discussion about game development, design, promotion and more.
2 p.m. Voice Acting for Video Games
Voice actor Raphael Sbarge discusses everything from Mass Effect to Knights of the Old Republic ... and beyond.
3 p.m. Blackstar Warrior
Matt Haley will screen his viral smash hit Blackstar Warrior. Q and A to follow.
Panel Room C
1 p.m. Comic and Manga Workshop
Tommy Yune, a veteran of hit comic series such as Speed Racer, Racer X, Robotech and Danger Girl: Kamikaze, covers modern production techniques of the industry and new options available to hopeful comic creators.
7 p.m.Killer Ink Screening
Colorado filmmaker Christopher C. Romero screens his new thriller. Featuring an introduction by Peter Mayhew.
SuperCon 2K Series Game Room
11 a.m. Halo: Reach FFA, free
11 a.m. Tekken 6 (PS3), free
1 p.m. Mortal Kombat (PS3), free
3 p.m. Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (PS3), free
5 p.m. Super Street Fighter IV: AE (PS3), free
Learn about Amtgard, a live-action fantasy game, on Saturday.
Saturday, June 25
Panel Room A
10 a.m. Stan Lee Q and A
Stan Lee [Film Interview, “Hero Worship,” May 26-June 1] answers your questions. Moderated by Lloyd Kaufman.
12 p.m. Nicholas Brendon Q and A
Join veteran “Buffy” actor Nicholas Brendon in a Q and A.
1:30 p.m. Wild Cards Introduction and Q and A
Melinda Snodgrass, John Jos Miller, Victor Milan and Walter Jon Williams discuss the Wild Cards universe.
3 p.m. ACE 2011 Costume Contest
Win cash and other prizes for participating, or just come to look at all the awesome costumes.
5 p.m. Star Trek Q and A
LeVar Burton (Geordi La Forge) and Marina Sirtis (Deanna Troi) are here to talk to you about the Star Trek universe, their roles in the shows and more.
6:30 p.m. Geeks Who Drink: Superhero Edition
Pub trivia favorites Geeks Who Drink will be hosting a special trivia night with prizes.
Tommy Yune, director of Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles, covers the history of the television series that introduced a generation to anime. He’ll discuss new releases in the wake of the announcement of the live-action feature film. The panel will also remember Carl Macek, the original producer of Robotech who started this whole phenomenon.
5 p.m. Anime Q and A
Anime voice actors Leah Clark and Christopher Bevins talk about everything anime.
Children 10-and-under are free with a paying adult.
Friday and Saturday: $25 advance, $30 at the door Sunday: $20 advance, $25 at the door $50 advance three-day passes Advance tickets and passes available here: abqcomicexpo.com Astro-Zombies Lobo Anime & Comics Comic Warehouse University Comic Warehouse Gamers Anonymous
Military, law enforcement, firefighters and teachers can inquire about a 50 percent discount by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Albuquerque Comic Expo
Friday, June 24, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Albuquerque Convention Center, east wing 401 Second Street NW